Wraggle Taggle

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Superb talent from the North London traditional music scene. Irish, Scottish, American and English songs and tunes. Touring and recording many years award wining performers.
Details
Type of Performer(s) or Business
Ensemble / Group
Style of Music
Acoustic
Ceilidh Irish / Traditional
Primary Instrument(s)
Complete Band
Guitar
Male vocals
Other Instruments
Violin
Additional Services
PA System
Pricing & Costs
Prices start at
  • £550
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Full Description
  • We are a professional and talented band with many years' experience specialising in traditional music in pubs and clubs, and at schools and colleges, festivals, weddings, parties and corporate functions. All the musicians have been performing, touring and recording for many years and some are award-winning performers. Please visit our website at http://www.wraggletaggle.com/ for more information. We are flexible enough as regards personnel, instrumentation and musical style to be able to tailor a band to your specific requirements, and go out as anything from a duo to a six-piece, amplified or acoustic, with or without a caller. All bands are punctual, smart and sober, but still good fun! An example of a duo would be myself on guitar/vocals together with our banjo player. Other instruments such as concertina, accordion, fiddle, flute, tin-whistle, or double bass can be brought in to enlarge the band. Speciality instruments such as Scottish or Irish bagpipes, bodhran (Irish drum) or traditional dancers are also available by arrangement (subject to availability & musical considerations). Our most common format for a ceilidh consists of four musicians plus a caller who will teach the dances from scratch - no experience needed! A ceilidh is something really different and ideal for a successful party, as it is a fun way to get families, friends and colleagues to mix and meet and because all age groups become involved. The faster dances are an energetic work out, and we also play in a more relaxed romantic mood. Wraggle Taggle play traditional Irish, Scottish, English and American songs and tunes with innovation, flair and vitality.
  • Personal Message from the Manager
    Name of Wedding Contact: Mick Bailey
    Please let me know the date you require traditional entertainment and I will gladly check our availability and pencil the date in our bookings diary. You can check a regularly updated list of Wraggle Taggle gigs anytime at http://www.wraggletaggle.com/giglist.htm
  • Experience
    Year Business Was Established
    1998
    # Of Weddings Hosted
    Less than 10
    # Of People In Team
    5
    Public Liability Insurance
    Yes
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Location & Contact Details
  • Directions
    • Address
    • 18 A Dunollie Road, London, Greater London, NW5 2XP, England
    • Nearest Town
    • London
    • Nearest Motorway & Junction
    • M1
    • Nearest Train Station
    • Kentish Town
    • Travel Notes
    • We come to you up to 150 miles from North london
    • Nearest Airport
    • Heathrow
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FAQ
(10)
What is your most memorable wedding?
Heatherden Hall, Pinewood Studios, Pinewood Road, Iver Heath, Buckinghamshire, SL0 0NH
Describe your style in 5 adjectives.
Traditional, Irish, Sottish, Ceilidh, Barndance
What about your business are you most proud of?
Quality and professional entertainment.
What is your #1 wedding planning tip for couples?
Plan well ahead we get booked up well in advance.
What is your favourite personal touch you have seen at a wedding?
All the georgeous wedding outfits
Describe your typical process with a couple.
Start with detailed information and a quot. Then confirmation and deposit. I will keep in touch throughout to finalise the details. You can always contact me at any time.
What makes a romantic first dance?
There is a tradition that the happy couple start the dancing with a slow romantic dance. It is a photo opportunity that could result in a treasured momento and we have some beautiful suitable pieces to play. We will call other couples up to join you reasonably soon. Some couples ask for a favourite romantic track to be played on CD for their first dance. Other newlyweds do without the first dance and go straight in to the ceilidh. We can start with a ceilidh dance featuring the two of you or one that doesn't do so .
What is your number one floor-filler?
Circassian Circle
Which band from the past would you most like to have been part of?
Altan
What is the soundtrack to your life?
I love all music